Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker

Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker

Smashing the Stigma of Mental Health with Words and Actions

Engaging, inspiring, and empowering, Hufsa is a Muslim woman, social worker, and standup comedian with mental illness. Famous for her TEDx talk, "Relapse is Part of Recovery," Hufsa has spoken all over the United States about hope and recovery.

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from Irvine, CA (US)

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Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker
Hufsa Ahmad - Motivational Speaker

Smashing the Stigma of Mental Health with Words and Actions

Engaging, inspiring, and empowering, Hufsa is a Muslim woman, social worker, and standup comedian with mental illness. Famous for her TEDx talk, "Relapse is Part of Recovery," Hufsa has spoken all over the United States about hope and recovery.

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from Irvine, CA

Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker - Motivational Speaker

Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker

Smashing the Stigma of Mental Health with Words and Actions

Engaging, inspiring, and empowering, Hufsa is a Muslim woman, social worker, and standup comedian with mental illness. Famous for her TEDx talk, "Relapse is Part of Recovery," Hufsa has spoken all over the United States about hope and recovery.

Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000
Travels from: Irvine, CA

For more information about booking Hufsa Ahmad, Mentally Chill Speaker,
Visit https://www.speakermatch.com/profile/mentallychill/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Blog Postings

If the National Suicide Hotline puts you on hold, where else can you call?

In light of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spades' suicides, both discussion of suicide and calls to suicide hotlines have peaked. I have heard some people share that when they call the National Suicide Hotline (800-273-8255), they are put on hold. The good news is that there are alternate suicide hotline numbers that are local/state-wide or population-specific that can be more accessible since they are targeted to a smaller population....

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How to Stop Temporarily Becoming Pro-suicide Prevention

The heartfelt and emotional post you wrote about Anthony Bourdain? I URGE you to: Write a message like that about your friend who suffers from depression or another mental illness and send it to them. Send a message like that to the person who posts on Facebook about how depressed they are. Especially if the … Continue reading How to Stop Temporarily Becoming Pro-suicide Prevention...

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Keynote Speaker!

Excited to announce that I will be the keynote speaker for the Independent Living Conference: Collaboration & Solidarity at the Sacramento Convention Center on June 5, 2018. http://cfilc.org/conference/information.php...

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If you watched my TEDx talk, you need to read this now

Forceful title I know, but this is important. I have gotten so much positive feedback for the talk I’ve done. “You’re inspirational, I can’t believe what you went through, you are so strong, you are making a difference, you are a model for recovery, thank you.” This is not to brag, this is to make … Continue reading If you watched my TEDx talk, you need to read this now...

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Relapse is Part of Recovery, TEDx talk is out!

“Relapses are opportunities for growth, not something to be ashamed.” “We all need to be supportive of the people who relapse, because we all relapse.” “STIGMA SMASH!” Just some quotes from my new TEDx talk, which is about how the lowest points in our lives bring us insight and are NOT something to be ashamed … Continue reading Relapse is Part of Recovery, TEDx talk is out!...

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My TEDx talk is in 5 days!

Hello folks! My TEDx is in 5 days! I can’t believe it. To prepare for the TEDx talk: 25 times, I practiced the whole presentation in front of other people, who, in turn, gave me feedback and advice. At least 1 person per practice came up to me afterwards and told me how much the … Continue reading My TEDx talk is in 5 days!...

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Announcement!

Hi everyone! Hope that you are well! I have some great news…I will be giving a TEDx talk in New Jersey on April 7, 2018! My talk is called “Relapse is Part of Recovery.” I’m interviewing 100 people to really flesh out my talk, and here is a summary: “Relapse is part of recovery” is … Continue reading Announcement!...

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Reminder about Recovery

Just a reminder as we start the New Year: Recovery doesn’t mean the elimination or even absence of symptoms. It means the management of symptoms – using whatever system you have. My symptoms will be here. Some intermittently, others permanently. Sometimes they’re really bad. Sometimes I don’t notice them at all. But the important thing … Continue reading Reminder about Recovery...

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Mental Health Association Hope & Courage Award

Hello readers, I won an award! Specifically, the Mental Health Association Hope & Courage Award in the Client category, which goes to the most impactful mental health advocate in Orange County who has received mental health services. Huge honor! I didn’t expect to win, and apparently I sat there looking shocked for a few seconds. … Continue reading Mental Health Association Hope & Courage Award...

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Words to Prepare Me for the Next Presidency 

My dearest friends, I began this post with something that many people, including myself, don’t want to hear: that things are going to be okay. With one addition: Only as long as we remain vigilant and active. I’ve watched my groups be affected. Islamophobia has spiked, is rampant, and will not decline anytime soon. Finding … Continue reading Words to Prepare Me for the Next Presidency ...

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